WASHINGTON (AP) — No major medical group recommends routine PSA blood tests to check men for prostate cancer, and now a government panel is saying they do more harm than good and healthy men should no longer receive the tests as part of routine cancer screening. The panel’s guidelines had long advised men over 75 […]

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to three women from African and Arab countries, for their roles as activists. In total, there have been 16 Black Nobel Prize winners; 12 of them being Peace prize recipients.  Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama, and Nelson Mandela are all among the list of prestigious recipients. […]

Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain was not taken serious as a candidate a few weeks ago. And just a week ago, he won the all important Florida Straw Poll shocking many and his campaign, which was formerly on life support, was now revived. Now that’s he’s in the public eye as a serious presidential candidate, […]

A Georgia man is feeling rather idiotic after being caught in the act attempting to rob a Quick Trip station in Snellville, Ga. Stephen Daniel, 21, can be  seen in surveillance footage walking up to the clerk  and demanding all the cash. What the video does not capture is a police officer standing behind him […]

As if his YouTube-inspired 15 minutes of fame in 2010 wasn’t enough, former New York governor candidate, Jimmy ‘The Rent is Too Damn High’ McMillan is garnering video hits for a new rant. McMillan serenaded Wall Street protestors at Zuccotti Park in New York City with a few words of wisdom. VIDEO: Read more at […]

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The campus of Michigan State University has been rocked by recent acts of racial intimidation directed toward Black students. The student body at the state’s largest university made their voices loudly heard on Tuesday night that these acts will not be tolerated. “The incident that really jump-started this movement was an […]

Steve Jobs’ death has instantaneously raised the public’s awareness of pancreatic cancer. Other notables have lost the battle against pancreatic cancer, including Patrick Swayze in 2009, legendary saxophonist James Moody last year, and former civil rights leader Reverend James Bevel this year. It was once rumored that Aretha Franklin suffered from pancreatic cancer before she […]

AUSTIN — An Austin, Texas man is in police custody after he was arrested for running over and killing his mother with his car. EMS responders were transporting 72-year-old Virginia Samuelson from her car to an ambulance to treat injuries she suffered from a fight with her son Shaun Samuelson, 45, when he intentionally ran her […]

A  Carterville, Illinois elementary school is mourning days after one of its kindergarten teachers hanged herself in her classroom. Linda Walker, 45, was found hanging in her classroom by a coworker at Tri-C  Elementary School on Monday. “Fortunately, our kids, staff and community is a tight, resilient group,” Carterville Superintendent Robert  Prusator said. “This is […]

For decades, poverty has poured through the halls of America’s poorest citizens housed in crime-ridden, severely distressed public housing developments across the nation. St. Louis was one of the first municipalities to reverse the trend of urban construction, demolishing its infamous Pruitt-Igoe development in the 1970s. But it was not until the late 1980s that […]